Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Leslie Denby grew frustrated at finding the right athletic clothes for the retail business at her brother’s fitness studios in Houston, Texas. She was the buyer for the studio’s clothing section and while she saw lots of options but many didn’t have the fit or style she wanted.
Adidas is testing out a new way to attract customers and keep up with trends. The German athletic-wear company has launched a pop-up store in Berlin that will scan your body, design you a custom sweater, knit it for you in the store, and have it ready for you in four hours.
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As technology becomes smaller, smarter and integrated into everything, wearing it has quickly become a social standard. Whether it’s smartwatches, fitness trackers, or even apparel, tech you can wear to keep tabs on your fitness levels is more popular than ever, and is set to be even bigger this year.
Boutique fitness brand Barrecore will be opening its seventh London studio in Moorgate next month. The 800sq m (8,611sq ft) facility is nearby Moorgate Station and the Crossrail Station, which is due to be completed in 2018. Sharing space with Digme Fitness, an indoor cycling concept, Barrecore will be offering two studios, a retail area and a juice bar.
It wasn’t too long ago that John Mackey was considered a pioneer. The Whole Foods CEO was at the forefront of a new movement in organic produce when he opened his first store in 1980 and went on to create the largest organic supermarket chain in the US.